Lemosho route is a lesser frequented route that approaches the mountain from the western side. The trail traverses through the rainforest for the first two days which leads to the heath moorland. While climbing expect lots of ferns and Erica’s along the way. This narrow trail has some challenging and steep sections and stunning scenery all the way. The 7-day option is perfect for better acclimatization.
After breakfast in the morning, you will drive approximately for 2 to 3hours to the Londorosi Gate where you will do registration and get entrance permit. Then, you will drive again for one hour to Lemosho starting point where you will get off from the jeep and stop for picnic lunch. After lunch, you will meet all the crews including the rest of the guides, cooks, and porters.
Your hike will start through crossing a rainforest for about 2 to 3 hours to cover the distance of 7km to Mti Mkubwa Camp. On the way, you will see a lot of beautiful flowers like impatiens Kilimanjaro, and if you are lucky, you might see black and white Colobus monkeys and other forest wildlife.